Chapter 2

Airport Commission

2-2-1: Created


There is hereby created an Airport Commission for the City, which commission shall be known and designated as the Boise Airport Commission. (Ord. 22-13, 7-23-2013)

2-2-2: Membership; Appointment; Terms; Vacancies


A. The membership of the Airport Commission shall be composed of up to eight (8) members appointed by the Mayor, with the consent of the Council. One member shall be nominated by the Idaho National Guard without regard to residency; one member (in addition to the nominee of the Idaho National Guard) may reside in the area of impact of the City; one member (in addition to the nominee of the Idaho National Guard) may reside outside the area of impact of the City in an area affected by the operation of a regional airport; and one member may, at the time of appointment, be under twenty one (21) years of age. Ex officio members consist of the Mayor, the member(s) of the Council assigned as liaison to the Airport Commission, and the City Attorney or his/her designee.


B. The term of office for all Airport Commission members shall be for a three (3) year term. The youth member shall be appointed to a term of up to one year and may be reappointed to up to four (4) successive terms. If a vacancy shall occur during an unexpired term, the Mayor, with the consent of the Council, shall appoint a member to fill such unexpired term. (Ord. 22-13, 7-23-2013)

2-2-3: Organization


The commission shall organize and select one of its members as Chairperson, one of its members as Vice Chairperson to serve in the absence of the Chairperson, and shall appoint a Secretary who need not be a member of the commission. The members of the commission and the Secretary shall serve and act without compensation except that their actual and necessary expenses shall be allowed by the Council. The Secretary shall keep a record of all meetings and proceedings of the commission and shall perform all services that may be required by the commission. (Ord. 22-13, 7-23-2013)

2-2-4: Quorum


Any four (4) members of the commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of the business. The City shall provide the necessary and suitable equipment and supplies to enable the commission to properly transact and attend to business. (Ord. 22-13, 7-23-2013)

2-2-5: Powers And Duties


It shall be the duty of the Airport Commission for the orderly and efficient administration and operation of the Boise Airport:


A. To study the economic and physical conditions and problems in connection with the maintenance, operation, regulation, control and use of the Boise Airport;


B. To propose rules and regulations for the regulation, control and use of the Boise Airport, and the maintenance and operation of hangars, repair shops, depots, taxi strips and all other facilities and utilities required, necessary or convenient for the proper orderly and efficient administration, operation, superintendence and control of the Boise Airport;


C. To propose plans, recommendations and suggestions for the purpose of planning for further growth, development and regulation of the Boise Airport in order to promote the public interest, convenience and welfare in the administration and operation of the Boise Airport, as well as to promote business activities to serve as a catalyst for economic development throughout the City and region;


D. All rules and regulations proposed by the Airport Commission shall be submitted to the Mayor and Council for approval and ratification and, after such approval and ratification, shall have the force and effect of ordinance. All rules and regulations of the Airport Commission now in effect shall have the force and effect of ordinance and shall remain in full force and effect until amended, altered or repealed;


E. To advise the Mayor and Council in regard to rules and regulations for aircraft traffic regulation, airport facilities and runway improvements;


F. To advise the Mayor and Council regarding airport facilities and runway improvements; and


G. To formulate, propose and recommend such rules and regulations necessary or desirable to carry out the intent and purpose of this chapter. (Ord. 22-13, 7-23-2013)